ASHDOWN, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced that employee volunteers from the company’s pulp and paper manufacturing mill in Ashdown, AR handed out free tree seedlings to the public today in honor of Earth Week. Domtar employees gave away various tree seedling species from 10:00am-2:00pm on the Little River County Courthouse lawn. Domtar makes a wide variety of everyday products from sustainable wood fiber, and is one of the world’s largest producers of a complete line of absorbent hygiene solutions and an innovator in absorbent technology. Domtar’s pulp and paper mill in Ashdown employs 800 people in the local community.
“Domtar is excited to share these tree seedlings with our neighbors in Little River County in honor of Earth Week, and we are grateful for the opportunity to give back to our community,” said Domtar Ashdown Mill’s Wood Procurement Rick Rodenroth.
The free tree seedlings species include: Loblolly Pine, Northern Red Oak, Bald Cypress, Blackgum, Beautification and Wildlife bundles.
Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and absorbent hygiene products. With approximately 10,000 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day. Domtar’s annual sales are approximately $5.1 billion, and its common stock is traded on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.